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IN TOUCH DAILY: OCTOBER 25

  Sunday Reflection: Loving Your Enemies After preaching the Beatitudes, Jesus tells us to love and pray for those who persecute us (Matt. 5:44). But that can feel like an impossible task: Why are evil, broken people—especially those who harm … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 11

  Never Take Your Own Revenge Romans 12:14-21 Why do we have such a hard time extending forgiveness to others? Perhaps one reason is that it doesn’t seem right. Justice demands that there be repayment or punishment for wrongdoing. However, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 9

  Sunday Reflection: The Difficulty of Peacemaking Moments after teaching the Beatitudes in His Sermon on the Mount, Jesus explained how His followers were to begin the work of making peace: Love your enemies, pray for those who persecute you, … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JUNE 5

God Blesses Those Who Are Put Down Because of Him “God blesses you when people mock you and persecute you and lie about you and say all sorts of evil things against you because you are my followers. Be happy … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: JANUARY 28

How Could Someone So Persecute Jesus! Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me? —Acts 26:14 Are you determined to have your own way in living for God? We will never be free from this trap until we are brought into … Continue reading

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